Information About

Giffin Glacier

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 33' 50" N,
141 ° 22' 0" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Length

10 mi (16.09 km)

Elevation

5420 ft (1652.02 m)

Uses

Giffin Glacier in Detail.

About

trends N to Holmes Creek, 8 mi. S of Pongpong Mtn., 54 mi. NE of McCarthy, St. Elias Mts. 10 miles long.

History

Named by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1942 for C. E. Giffin, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographer who did considerable work in Alaska; in 1914 he worked in the White River area.